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Last updated: 07/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Situated on a peaceful, Lancaster County family farm tucked away from the noise and busyness of everyday life. Your private quarters are in an apartment that is part of our 18th century log cabin farmhouse. Modern conveniences are included without losing the character of the old house.

This farm has been in our family for five generations. Enjoy fishing on our pond while heifers graze nearby or take a walk down the long farm lane. Relax on the hammock or sip your tea or coffee on the porch overlooking the countryside. Enjoy watching the day-to-day activities of this working farm. Treat yourself to a massage by our on-site therapist (by appointment only).

This 550 sq. ft suite includes one bedroom with a queen-size adjustable Sleep Number bed, bath with shower, washer, dryer, and a fully equipped kitchen for in-house meal preparations. Sofa bed in living area can be converted for additional sleeping. Many other amenities listed below.

Local attractions include Hersheypark, Lancaster County Amish Country, Mt. Gretna, Gettysburg, Spooky Nook Sports Complex, bike trails along the Conewago Trail, and much more. Minutes from grocery stores, parks, and medical facility and Elizabethtown College. Convenient to Airport and minutes from several unique wedding venues including Ironstone Ranch, Harvest View Barn and Moonstone Manor.

We look forward to making this a memorable stay for you.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    This is a working farm. Children must be supervised at all times....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Select Comfort Air Mattress. Adjoining bathroom. Queen size Sofa Bed available in living room. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Includes single shower stall. No Bathtub.

Other Amenities

  • 25 years minimum rental age. Check-in 3:00 pm; check-out 11:00 am.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Tranquil setting on working farm-yet within 2 miles of town....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry detergent provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 4...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher detergent provided...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Building Type

  • Farmhouse
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$129
$875

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 6%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 07/23/2016
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Location

16 Miles
Nearest Airport
Harrisburg International
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Par-line Golf Course
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Elizabethtown Amtrack
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
PA Route 283
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
T.J. Rockwell's Grill and Tavern
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Mt. Gretna Lake and Beach

Hersheypark and Hershey attractions, Lancaster Amish/Dutch Country, Conewago Recreation Trail, Sight & Sound Theatre, Strasburg Railroad, Indian Echo Caverns, Mt. Gretna Lake and Beach, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, Cultural events at Elizabethtown College, Hershey and Carlisle area Car Shows.

 

Owner info

About the owner: We were high school sweethearts and married soon after graduation. The rental suite was actually our first apartment. We have enjoyed living on the farm ever since and it was a great place to raise our 3 children, all of whom are now married. The farm's lineage has been traced to a deed signed in 1750 and we're passionate about the family farm as an integral part of the fabric of our nation. We really see ourselves as stewards. We have such a connection to the farmland, and that in turn translates into a God connection. We value where the land came from. There's no more being created, and we value it as a treasure. We have a responsibility to it. As a family-owned and operated business, the Miller Homestead, up until 2012, was a dairy farm. We continue to raise heifers for a neighbor and grow corn, hay, soybeans and barley. We enjoy traveling and often stay in vacation rentals in out of the way places. Many times through the years we have hosted out of town relatives and friends in our home and love to share in their lives. When the apartment was vacated, we decided it was the right time in our lives to make it available to travelers. The Miller Homestead is located within easy highway access to Lancaster, York, Harrisburg or Philadelphia, providing many options for day trips. Children can enjoy playing in a large yard or watching the farmer at work. The owner is a Licensed Massage Therapist for those seeking the benefits of a therapeutic massage. Please contact owner prior to arriving to check availability.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Quiet location yet easy access to stores and attractions. Close to bicycle and walking trails. Queen sized bed with Sleep Number air mattress. Farm pond available for 'catch and release' fishing. Hang wash on an Amish wash line. One mile farm lane available for off road walks.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Refresh on the farmhouse porch.

    Refresh on the farmhouse porch.

  • Entryway for your Home Away From Home.

    Entryway for your Home Away From Home.

  • Kitchen stocked with dinnerware (service for 4), kettles, utensils, etc.

    Kitchen stocked with dinnerware (service for 4), kettles, utensils, etc.

  • View of entrance.

    View of entrance.

  • Laundry appliances available. Hidden away when not in use.

    Laundry appliances available. Hidden away when not in use.

  • Enjoy a peaceful nap in the hammock.

    Enjoy a peaceful nap in the hammock.

  • Cows grazing in the pasture beside the farm lane entrance.

    Cows grazing in the pasture beside the farm lane entrance.

  • Brilliant Spring Blooms - photo compliments of Guest - Craig Miller.

    Brilliant Spring Blooms - photo compliments of Guest - Craig Miller.

  • Winter Sunset

    Winter Sunset

  • "Spotty" our littlest fainting goat.

    "Spotty" our littlest fainting goat.

  • The "Curious Three"

    The "Curious Three"

  • Miller Homestead R & R. Original structure was built as a log cabin.

    Miller Homestead R & R. Original structure was built as a log cabin.

  • Porch table available for enjoying your self-prepared foods and beverages.

    Porch table available for enjoying your self-prepared foods and beverages.

  • TV room with convertible queen sofa bed.

    TV room with convertible queen sofa bed.

  • Adjustable personal comfort with your Sleep Number Air Bed.

    Adjustable personal comfort with your Sleep Number Air Bed.

  • Private bathroom with shower adjoins bedroom.

    Private bathroom with shower adjoins bedroom.

  • A lovely reflection off our Farm Pond - photo compliments of guest, Craig Miller

    A lovely reflection off our Farm Pond - photo compliments of guest, Craig Miller

  • Meet 'Gabe', our friendly miniature horse.

    Meet 'Gabe', our friendly miniature horse.

  • Beautiful Sunrise - photo compliments of Guest - Craig Miller

    Beautiful Sunrise - photo compliments of Guest - Craig Miller

  • Each season brings its own beauty.

    Each season brings its own beauty.

  • Meet "Capi" named after her caramel coloring and a  cup of cappuccino.

    Meet "Capi" named after her caramel coloring and a cup of cappuccino.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 24, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/23/2016
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